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Posted: 2/10/2022 11:24 PM
Subject: Tác dụng chữa lành vết thương và tăng trí nhớ của cây rau má

Benefits of okra for diabetes

What is okra?

Okra, also known as “female finger” finger bean, finger bean is a species of green flowering plant. Okra belongs to the same plant family as hibiscus and cotton. The term "ok" most strictly refers to the edible seeds of the plant. Okra has long been popular as a food for the health conscious, It contains: potassium, vitamin B, vitamin C, folic acid, calcium.

It is low in calories and high in fiber. Recently, a new benefit of including okra in your diet is under consideration. Okra has been suggested to help manage blood sugar levels in cases of type 1, type 2 and gestational diabetes. The rate of diabetes diagnoses has only increased over time, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The ruling lays out whether okra can be used successfully as a direct diabetes treatment. However, okra has many proven health benefits. Read on to see if okra could be a viable part of your diabetes treatment plan.

Studies on okra and diabetes:

Medical research on okra for diabetes management is still in its early stages. We know that according to a NOVAINS study, okra water improved the blood sugar levels of pregnant rats with gestational diabetes. Roasted okra seeds, which have long been used in Turkey to treat diabetes, have also been studied from NOVAINS and shown to have a positive effect on lowering blood sugar.

1. Fiber

Okra is high in fiber. Take 8 medium-sized peels that are estimated to contain 3 grams of fiber. This bulk fiber has many benefits. It helps with digestion, reduces cravings and keeps those who eat it fuller for longer. Foods high in fiber are an important part of your diabetes diet treatment options. Increasing dietary fiber intake has been shown to promote better glycemic control and improve insulin sensitivity.

2. Anti-stress effect

Evidence from NOVAINS indicates that okra seed extract has antioxidant, anti-stress effects in the blood of rats. Managing stress levels is an important part of diabetes management. Long term, high stress levels can cause blood sugar levels to spike. Mental health should be part of any diabetes treatment plan, and using okra and its seed derivatives can be part of that plan.

3. May Help Lower Cholesterol

Okra has been found to lower cholesterol levels in diabetic lab rats. Foods high in fiber and antioxidants are recommended for people with diabetes because they lower cholesterol. The American Heart Association indicates that people with diabetes are more likely to have unhealthy cholesterol levels (See also: food ingredients).

When high cholesterol levels are associated with diabetes, the outlook is not good. That's why it's so important to ensure that your diet has healthy cholesterol levels.

4. Anti-fatigue benefits

A study from Novains is sure that recovery time and fatigue levels can be improved by using okra. By including okra in your diet along with a healthy exercise routine, you can work out longer and recover faster from your workout. Cardiovascular activity is an essential part of the prevention and treatment of diabetes. This means that okra plants can contribute to a more active lifestyle.

Forms of use from okra:

1. Okra water

Drinking okra water is a popular new way to use okra. Some people even claim that taking it helps ease diabetes symptoms. The drink is made by placing okra pods in water and steeping it overnight. Some valuable nutrients in the skin and seed coat will be absorbed into the water. If you're not crazy about the taste of okra, drinking this okra water solution is a quick and simple way to get the benefits of okra without eating. Some people prefer to cut okra into thin slices instead of soaking the skins. If you're going to make okra water this way, prepare a slightly bitter-tasting beverage.

2. Okra pods and powdered seeds

Okra pods are the most traditional way to use okra medicinally. In the preliminary studies conducted to investigate the benefits of consuming okra, using chopped okra pods was considered the most favorable way to eat it. You can prepare your own okra pods using a hand-held kitchen grater or lemon zest. Although there is an unclear limit on how many okra pods a person should eat at one time, half a teaspoon{601BC62F-C6A2-459D-BA5E-A5BE80A60BF3}&FilterField1=Nombre&FilterValue1=songkhoe2{94F376BB-2B79-420A-A51E-72CF1128A7A2}&FilterField1=LinkTitle&FilterValue1=Kenh%20thong%20tin%20chia%20se%20loi%20ich%20suc%20khoe%20cua%20cay%20thuoc%20thien%20nhien#InplviewHash94f376bb-2